Patrick Carr

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Girls basketball: Upset-minded Box Elder shut down by Timpview in 5A quarters

TAYLORSVILLE — Two days after kicking off the chaos that reigned in the first round of the 5A girls basketball tournament, Box Elder had plenty of reason and belief that the dream was still alive.


Girls basketball: East buries Viewmont with big second-half run in 5A quarterfinals

TAYLORSVILLE — The crowd volume rose like a rogue, red wave with “East” emblazoned on it. 


Girls basketball: Highland's stingy defense ends Woods Cross' playoff run

TAYLORSVILLE — Paige McKenna went to the bench with 4:58 left in the game, sat down, leaned back and put her head in her hands.

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Girls basketball: Viator leads huge Layton win over Kearns in 6A first round

TAYLORSVILLE — More than two weeks ago, Kaitlyn Viator had her worst game of the season points-wise: 0-of-9 shooting, three turnovers, zero points.


Girls basketball: Spirited Clearfield comeback not enough in 6A tournament

TAYLORSVILLE — When the heavy snowstorm that buried the Salt Lake Valley blew away Tuesday morning, so did the underdog magic of Monday’s 5A girls basketball tournament first round.


Girls basketball: Barton, Woods Cross defense stifle Wasatch in 5A tournament

TAYLORSVILLE — Olivia Barton made up her mind three days ago to try something out on the basketball court, and it worked, kick-starting a double-digit comeback against Roy.


Standard Stars: Bear River High wrestling's Kaygen Canfield

Kaygen Canfield


Girls basketball: Top-seeded Roy upset in 5A first round by Springville

TAYLORSVILLE — The Springville Red Devils, with all of their five wins, might be the biggest surprise of the 5A girls basketball state tournament. 


Standard Stars: Bonneville High basketball's Jenna Czarnecki

Jenna Czarnecki


6A/5A girls basketball tournament preview: Games and players to watch

The 6A/5A girls state basketball tournament begins Monday and Tuesday, with all games at Salt Lake Community College. There’s a handful of area teams that have a solid chance at lifting the trophy on Saturday.

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